Twenty high-school students from across Canada gathered virtually last week for the 2021 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Entrepreneurship Experience hosted by York University's Lassonde School of Engineering. Delivered by the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (BEST) [...]
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We'd like to extend our congratulations to the third cohort of the BEST Certificate graduates, who completed the program in spring 2021. Read below to see what our graduates had to say about the BEST Certificate. [...]
The 2020-2021 BEST Technology Impact Prize winners have been announced at the Lassonde School of Engineering Capstone Day, an annual exhibit showcasing the ability, ingenuity and diversity of Lassonde’s graduating students. Team K (Lithium Prime) won first place with their [...]
Each year, a top graduating student from the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University is awarded the Bergeron Medal by the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (BEST) program. The award goes to a student who demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial [...]
In early April, nine groups of students from the Lassonde School of Engineering and the Schulich School of Business at York University pitched their business ideas as part of the BEST Certificate’s Entrepreneurship and Technology Ventures course (ENTR 4500). Each group presented their [...]
The BEST Program, at the Lassonde School of Engineering, hosted the BEST Startup Experience from March 5th – March 7th. “The BEST Startup Experience offers students a unique opportunity to be immersed in solving a real problem that leverages [...]
On January 28, 2020, BEST Program virtually hosted the 9th Mercier Seminar featuring keynote speaker, Susan Niczowski, Founder and President of Summer Fresh. Susan presented to over 200 York University students promoting the vision of "Love What You Do". [...]
Congrats to the 2020 BEST Entrance Award recipients. This Award recognizes evidence of entrepreneurial initiatives (leadership and/or involvement in enterprising activities) at high school and is awarded to incoming Lassonde students at York University. Recipients are: Ayana Siddiqui Computer Science Imam Khalid [...]
Schulich School of Business and BEST at Lassonde School of Engineering partnered with Startup India to kick off TOGETHER 2021, a seven-day virtual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp and Venture Competition earlier this month. Backed by global organizations, leading entrepreneurs and top venture capitalists, 250 student [...]
On November 20th - 22nd, Lassonde’s BEST Program hosted UNHack 2020; a 3 Day experiential learning Design Sprint. Over 230 participants engaged in an intensive interactive online experience, learning about the Design Sprint process, working on a UN sustainable [...]